October 4, 2022

Escaped Hancock County Inmate Recaptured In Lawrence County

Morgan Howard

Source: Sheriff Everett

According to Lawrence County Sheriff Ryan Everett, escaped inmate Kasie Mitchell has been captured.

Mitchell escaped from the Hancock County Detention Center on October 1, and officials believed somebody may have picked her up.

Sheriff Everett said that Mitchell was captured around 7:30 p.m. in Lawrence County. He and the Hancock, Pike, and Walthall County Sheriff’s Office have all been in close coordination since 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Sawyer Reid, of McCullough Road in Pike County was also arrested as an alleged accessory to Mitchell’s escape.

Sheriff Everett stated,

“I want to commend Captain Garrett Bradford, Deputy Chris Wallace, Walthall County Investigator Cole Andrews and Hancock County Investigators Mike Burkett and Matt Sekinger on a job well done!”

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